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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 21, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba U u musical mayhem composer Diana Mclntosh Doest play according to the Book failing Trees some people think is turning into Brazil of the North glitter fades color experts see Earth tones in our Els tame to play game 9 this week is Worth to the if the Winner is a seven Day subscriber i1 weather sunny today 24 Clear tonight g Sun rises sets Moon rises log sets by Gerald flood Winnipeg free press Warsaw in a country where men kiss women it should come As no Surprise that bands of muggers Are called excuse me they roam airports and train packs of nicely dressed Young men whose modes operands is to bump and then grab Small suitcases or foreigners Are favored targets because come raising the curtain they often carry More Money than poles can expect to earn in a year average monthly pay is less than despite their Nice the gangs can be two americans teaching at the of Krakow and in Warsaw for a said they witnessed one incident in which a Well dressed mugger sprayed Mace into the face of a woman and her Fivey Earold police say Mace is used in four or five muggings a the american couple was luckier she had her purse slashed open by a razor wielding mugger while a second Man held her but the thief pulled out her cosmetic not her doth poles stay away from the if Nail she its a romans it is an unhappy but the fact is there has been an explosion of crime in Warsaw since the collapse of the feared state police apparatus and the introduction of economic and political reforms last police say the two known excuse me gangs Are among the least of their they currently Are trying to Cope with increases of up to 300 per cent in see poor Page 5 second cuss Mah Fie Askeaton num Deb Osee Winnipeg free press vol 118 n0140 weekly Home delivery in Winnipeg outside Winnipeg Home delivery 957o55o classified 9562330 Slater drug addict Lee killer Maharaj gun nut Wamboldt killer Myran rapist by Paul Wiecek convicted sex child abusers some of Manitoba most hard ened criminals arc cheating Justice and a parole system that critics say has become a bad at any Given Manitoba ramp say they Are chasing Between 75 and 80 parole convicted criminals who simply disappeared while on a Day temporary leave or any of a Host of other forms of a few Are found and some turn themselves in but most parole violators simply become Dusty files on a police officers desk until the Day they strike they just blend in with the if you dont catch them in the first you probably wont find them again until they commit another crime or of its funny in a but that the Way we close the files on a lot of ramp spokesman Wyman Sangster said in a recent part one death catches them before we although the province Doest have a mos wanted Manitoba ramp have identified the following five parole violators As among the most dangerous criminals currently sought by d Donald James was convicted of no capital murder in 1970 by a court sentenced to Wamboldt served his Lime at Stony Mountain institution until the National parole Board released him on Day parole in May he failed to return to an Edmonton Street Halfway House one night four months later and a Canad wide warrant was issued for his a warning on his file is ominous Cau Tion violence and mental psychotic police believe he is somewhere in Winnipeg and is known to frequent the main Street despite an investigation by a special Threeman ramp no Trace of Wamboldt has turned up d Suk Woon was convicted of Sec on degree murder by a Calgary court in july sentenced to life in he served nine years until the parole Board granted him Day parole in August he failed to return to a local Halfway House last March and ramp have been looking for him Ever hell be he looks like Hes a not a an officer pointing to the Well groomed Man in a picture attached to his a caution violence warning on his file suggests police know Lee has a wife in Winnipeg but she told investigators she Hast heard from police have few see psychotic Page 4 methods faulted by John Douglas Winnipeg free press Ottawa american and israeli officials identified problems with their f18 fighter Pilot training methods about one year before Canada ordered a review of its own we identified a number of changes that were needed to adjust to computerized s3id John the assistant defence attache in Ottawa rethinks cf5 weve been phasing in changes gradually for More than a studies by the israeli and american governments identified numerous deficiencies in existing training the reports found pilots were not getting enough time flying the sophisticated jets during they also found pilots needed special training to digest a barrage of information from the More than 25 inboard Hoffmaster said the Canadian and Ameri can training programs remain pretty much the same but suggested there might be see Page 4 free press soviets take Over printing divert supplies armed and ready a Winnipeg police Shotgun in talks to a tenant of an apartment Block at Avenue last nigh Man who robbed the Sun Foo suspect to the Ann Landers Bridge business careers by Dan leu the latest boost in interest rates has been anything but helpful for an already sluggish Manitoba Economy that has left businesses with Little Choice but to Batten Down the hatches for rough spokesmen for the automobile and housing industries among the hardest hit in a interest rates Are squeezing them Between lower sales and higher overhead the of Canada announced this week it was increasing its key rate to an Lightyear High of per up from per the news contributed to the worst week of trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange since the october 1987 eras with to 300 mid ret rec i wee Trad 11 for wee the y maj incr or front Dian will per classified comics deaths 52 editorials entertainment Paith food Jumble Puzzle Jurble entry letters movies a tips and review rolex Russell Sinclair sports 21 28 stocks travel Ward your Home the provincial up soviet troops stormed a printing Plant yesterday and food supplies destined for Lithuania were diverted As the Kremlin tightened its grip on the defiant Baltic we have received Telegram med documents that confirm that not Only Oil and Gas but also food products have been diverted from Litho Deputy Premier Rorn Waldas pious told a news no ways Oil Patch Tolas said two ships from Cuba carrying raw sugar for Lithuania have been diverted from the Baltic republics port of he said supplies of fish from Des tined for have been sent somewhere we cannot speak about some 1 Fri sure this is a part of a Complex of measures that can be called a Block i also fear thai the Range of measures can be lithuanian president vytautas Landsbergis said supplies of rubber Ball and other materials have also been plants in various industries will have to Stop working if we do not get the supplies through other Chan Landsbergis the soviet Union is trying to cause mass unemployment in Litho to Stop plants and to drive workers onto the and encourage social he but As lithuanians confront Energy shortages and the Prospect of electrical blackouts and mass Lay a Gallup poll almost everyone in the Republic supports Well sacrifice said Vla Vlada a worker at the Audenas textile Mill on the out skirts of despite the latest measures or dered by soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and the Kremlin Leader see Kremlin Page 4 Nesses Brace for rough times the Market closed yesterday with a 55point the exchanges composite Index of 300 stocks was Down 75 Points by mid afternoon when buyers began returning and helped the Market recover some of its earlier it was a fitting end to a Lousy said Fred head trader at the tse Index Civ cd at for a net loss of 205 Points on the worst we Kiy loss since the october 1987 three of Canadas major Banks they would increase their prime on the Royal to Ronto Dominion Bank and the Cana Dian Imperial Bank of Commerce will boost their prime rates to per cent from per Manitoba car dealers Are finding themselves caught Between lower consumer demand and increased overhead its getting More and More expensive to be in the automobile in said Mark regional sales manager for Chrysler Cana capital requirements Are really putting the squeeze on smaller he Manor said even though Consumers Are dealers must keep see double Page 4 bankruptcies blamed on interest by Ruth Teichroeb interest rates and a bullish Cana Dian Dollar Are the culprits for a 26percent jump in first Quarter personal bankruptcies in prompting comparisons to the last 1 could certainly say the level of insolvencies Are the highest since the recession of the Early Rick Vic president of the Winnipeg chartered accountancy firm of Price said both business and personal bankruptcies and insolvencies in including Are Defini Tely High interest rates Are chief among a number of influences that have contributed to the soaring level of Best certainly the High interest rates Are the major he the High rates tend to push weak Busin esses or individuals Over the about the Only business its Good for is the Strong Dollar hurts businesses which Export their he see interest Page 4

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